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Pronunciation: /laɪt/

Translation of light in French:


  • 4 (flame) to set light to mettre le feu à have you got a light? tu as du feu?
  • 5 (aspect) jour (m) to see sth in a different light voir qch sous un jour différent
  • 6to come to or be brought to light être découvert/-e

npl (lights)


  • 1 (bright) to get or grow lighter [sky] s'éclaircir while it's still light pendant qu'il fait encore jour
  • 2 [colour, wood, skin] clair/-e light blue bleu clair (inv)
  • 6 [music] léger/-ère a bit of light relief un peu de divertissement some light reading quelque chose de facile à lire

vt (prét, pp lit /lɪt/ ou , lighted)

Phrasal verbs

light up

[lamp] s'allumer; [face] s'éclairer; [eyes] briller de joie

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